He said that authorities believe Ortiz had killed all four women since September 3.
In fact, Ortiz allegedly had a fifth victim, a woman who escaped and helped police track down her assailant, the CBS report said.
The sheriff added that the suspect, who has worked for Border Patrol for a decade, would be charged later on Saturday.
Alaniz said authorities were planning on filing four murder charges and one charge of aggravated kidnapping against Ortiz. None of the women's names have been released, pending notification of family members. Alaniz also said the male victim was believed to be a prostitute.
In a statement, Andrew Meehan, assistant commissioner for public affairs for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said his agency's Office of Professional Responsibility, the U.S. Border Patrol and the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General are fully cooperating with all investigators.
OSU's Nick Bosa out vs. TCU with injury
Trailing 14-13 by the middle of the match, the Buckeyes pulled out all of the stops to ensure a win in Arlington's At&T Stadium. Ohio State standout defensive end Nick Bosa left the No. 4 Buckeyes' game against No. 15 TCU with an injury on Saturday night.
Alaniz would not specify how the victims were killed but said the "methods and means" of the slayings were similar.
While it was not agency policy to comment on the details of an ongoing investigation, Meehan said, criminal conduct by CBP employees is not, and will not be, tolerated.
He declined to discuss the evidence or say how the women were killed. Police say all his female victims were prostitutes. According to the Morning Times report, state police located Ortiz at a Laredo gas station, and chased him when he immediately took off running - only to quickly find him inside a pickup truck in a nearby hotel parking lot. Authorities believe he acted alone.
"We consider this man to be a serial killer who was preying on one victim after another", Cuellar said.
Two people injured in Nimes after auto crashes into crowd
Witnesses said the man had tried to flee the scene but had been stopped by bystanders before being arrested by police at 1.30am. Local prosecutors said that the man was suffering from "relative mental confusion " and had been taken to hospital.
As of Saturday , about 676,000 homes and businesses were without power in North Carolina, along with 119,000 in SC . There is now a hurricane warning in effect from the Santee River in SC to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.
Mexico City has experienced less of the drug violence that plagues cartel strongholds in other regions of the country. At least five people have been killed after gunmen dressed as a mariachi band opened fire in a Mexico City plaza.
They also have Champions League experience and reached last season's final. "It will be a big test for us, but we are confident". "I know 10", Tuchel said to Canal + Sport when asked about his selection plans for the trip to Anfield.
Formula 1 has revealed images of its 2021 vehicle concepts that are now in development with the aim of producing closer racing. The designs have a strong family resemblance to current cars, but feature farings near the wheels to clean up the airflow.
Mayor Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune told CNN traffic out of the SC city has more than quadrupled as residents and visitors evacuate. Officials had warned before the storm that the rains could risk tainting waterways with murky coal ash and toxic hog waste.
Hazard completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot before Willian's stunning strike completed the rout seven minutes from time . It was however not a sweet song for the duo as Leicester were beaten 4-2 in front of 10,543 Spectators at the Vitality Stadium .
The men will also be charged with possession of novichok, a deadly Soviet-era poison that's banned by the Chemical Weapons Act. The Dutch defence department declined to comment. "Two Russian spies arrested in the Netherlands and deported to Russia".
The Brazilian was forced off in the 74th minute following a battle with Jan Vertonghen and then sent for further examination. I haven't seen it back, I only saw the situation from 60 yards away so I've no clue what exactly happened.
Officials in SC said a 61-year-old woman died when her auto struck a tree that had fallen across a highway near the town of Union. Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina, and Roanoke, Virginia, could also be in for heavy rains as Florence plods inland.
Rain intensity will pick up, as will wind speed and the storm surge is expected to reach up to 13 feet in some areas. State Department of Transportation Sec. "Against my better judgment, due to emotionalism, I evacuated", he said.
Nigerian Finance Minister resigns over forged papers
The Daily Trust reports that Adeosun resigned on Friday, but not sure when the minister submitted her resignation letter. Adeosun did not comment on the claims initially, prompting criticism from her opponents.
Hurricane Florence may hit North Carolina
Overall, risky storm surge is possible all the way from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to the North Carolina/Virginia border. President Donald Trump both touted the government's readiness and urged people to get out of the way.
Toyota reveals mildly hot Yaris GR Sport with sharp handling
The GR Sport is exclusively a five-door and will be available with Yaris's standard 1.5-litre hybrid electric powertrain. In fact the new Yaris Sport GR is the Toyota apology before the European buyers who have not got a Toyota Yaris GRMN .
Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod
Shortly after, he was rushed to the Cape Cod Hospital by officials with Wellfleet Fire Department but succumbed to his injuries. However, shark sightings around the Cape have reportedly been more frequent this year, leading to several beach closings.
SANA: Syrian air defenses shoot down several Israeli missiles
Israeli warplanes attacked Damascus International Airport late Saturday night, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency ( SANA ). Syria often attributes airstrikes on military bases to Israel, but the Jewish state only rarely confirms such strikes.
Over 895,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas
Grey clouds hovered over the stadium, with the wind picking up enough to blow around papers and knock ballcaps off heads. The swift-water rescues on Saturday morning were mostly of people who hadn't heeded those orders, said Burgaw Fire Capt.